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At 16 I was making a cross-country flight on student stand-by. I was in Chicago when I heard an announcement that all stand-by tickets were cancelled due to a strike. I went up to the announcer to confirm and asked what I could do as I only had $5 in my purse.
She asked how old I was and then quickly made a call. Within 10 minutes I was in a car with a chaperone on my way to dinner, and then to a nearby hotel. Along with us was a member of the military who was also being taken care of by the airline. The next morning, I was on the 1st flight out. Thank you, American Airlines!
I was upgraded from coach to First Class on Hawaiian Airlines from Honolulu to Tokyo, just for asking!
You’ve also won 10,000 Alaska Airlines miles!
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